May 25, 2024

Kim Jong Un uses ‘perfect’ armored car gift from Putin for first time, DPRK says

Statement by North Korean leader’s sister holds up ‘trustworthy’ Aurus Senat as symbol of growing bilateral cooperation

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un used an armored car he recently received from Russian leader Vladimir Putin for the first time on Friday, Kim’s sister said via state media Saturday, holding up the gift as a symbol of the countries’ growing cooperation.

The DPRK leader reportedly used it to ride to the opening ceremony of the Kangdong Greenhouse Farm near Pyongyang, where he appeared with his daughter. It’s unclear if he also used it to attend military drills the same day.

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